Being that formal day coincided with Chuuk Constitution day, the Chuukese students took the lead on day one with an organized effort to get everyone into formal attire.
The cafeteria had a very high class atmosphere. Fine food and fancy clothes.
John dines in a bow tie.
Shifting gears from a bow tie, John bravely did a required class presentation in a garbage bag.
Julia let loose her lush mane, also handling a class presentation with aplomb.
By Wednesday the base of students aware of spirit had broadened and a number of cultural groups came out in full attire for local day.
Students Michelle Morean and Julia joined staffer Petrus in Yapese attire.
A student from Sri Lanka put on his local attire, adding a rare sight on our campus.
In keeping with the spirit of the day faculty and staff were also welcome to join the students in celebrating school spirit week.
Students from all four states participated in the gender-bending day, with a number of students pushing their personal boundaries and having fun while doing so.
Carlos, on the left, was a one of many students who requested being called by their cross-gender name.
A nice, newly minted couple.
Some of the "new" students these days are not all that comely... another brave student suited up and ready for public exposure.